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Update: Integration focus for Barry Callebaut

Barry Callebaut plans to focus more on integrating recent acquisitions and supply deals this year than buying businesses or striking more su...

BRICs and beyond: Mexican confectionery market

Confectionery giant Ferrero last month announced plans to invest US$190m in the construction of a production facility in Mexico....

Paula Krizanovic | 6 Dec 2011

In part two of just-food's Category crunch on Brazil's biscuit sector, Paula Krizanovic argues that, with volumes slowing, acquisitions and product innovation will be key ways for local and multinational players to drive growth in a competitive market.

Sam Webb | 5 Dec 2011

Biscuit sales in Brazil jumped by almost 40% between 2005 and 2010 but, in a fragmented market, competition has proven tough and there are signs that growth - while still healthy - is slowing. In just-food's latest Category crunch article, we look at how the industry's largest players are reacting.

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Paula Krizanovic | 2 Jul 2018

Argentine confectionery giant Arcor is forming a US$45m joint venture with Switzerland-based Webcor Group to manufacture candy and cookies in the African country of Angola. 

Simon Harvey | 9 Nov 2017

Argentinian confectionery group Arcor is said to be open to entering a strategic partnership to expand beyond Latin America.

John Shepherd | 7 Sep 2016

Argentinian confectionery and bakery group Arcor has entered the nuts and seeds sector with the launch of Arcor Natural Break. 

Paula Krizanovic | 7 Dec 2015

Argentinian confectionery and bakery group Arcor is to take a 25% stake in local dairy firm Mastellone Hermanos.

Dean Best | 29 Oct 2012

A busy but fruitful week for just-food was dominated by the SIAL trade expo in Paris, where thousands of international manufacturers gathered to showcase products and discuss the challenges and opportunities facing them. Elsewhere, the UK unveiled plans to introduce a hybrid nutrition labelling system, Premier Foods plc pledged to "unlock value" from its bread division and French retailers Carrefour and Casino found their international operations in the spotlight.

Michelle Russell | 23 Oct 2012

Barry Callebaut has signed a deal for the supply of compound and chocolate products to Argentine confectioner Arcor-Dos en Uno in South America.

Paula Krizanovic | 13 Jul 2012

Argentine food manufacturer Arcor, which manufactures products from confectionery to jam, has entered the country's cereal market.

Paula Krizanovic | 8 Oct 2011

Chilean candy manufacturer Dos en Uno, owned by Argentinian food producer Arcor, is to build a new confectionery plant.

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